Selling all my KMG today.
Tender offer has been made for $14.00. Slight unanticipated problem is that Kazakhstan has 20% withholding tax and to get it net of tax I need to submit an array of documents via my broker and trust that no-one along that chain messes up / decides I am liable for 20% tax.
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Just put a small (3% portfolio weight) into KazMunaiGas (Exploration and Production).
This is an unconsolidated subsidiary of the Kazakhstan National Gas company. This subsidiary is quite a large company – worth c$4Bn. The value of the cash / current assets is about $10.1 per share (more if you exclude treasury shares) whilst the share price is about $10. In effect, you can buy an oil company pretty much for free.
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